Discover the latest astronomy news about Swinburne’s research and expertise.
NASA’s Ladee crashes ‘Dark’ side of the Moon
Sat 19 Apr 2014
NASA spectacularly ended the successful Ladee (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) spacecraft’s 100-day exploration.
Swinburne debuts new 3D film - Telescope
Wed 09 Apr 2014
The Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing's newest high-definition 3D short feature makes its debut this month.
Black hole makes 'String of Pearls' clusters
Tue 01 Apr 2014
Swinburne researchers have discovered huge young star clusters resembling a string of pearls around a black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy.
Creating virtual universes
Fri 28 Mar 2014
Swinburne has launched a free online astronomy virtual laboratory that allows scientists to build customised views of the Universe.
Astronomer Alan Duffy joins Swinburne
Mon 24 Mar 2014
Alan Duffy will be involved in research while also generating overall awareness of astrophysics and other science-related topics through community outreach.
Exploding stars prove Newton's law of gravity unchanged over cosmic time
Australian astronomers have found the strength of gravity has remained constant for billions of years.
Astronomers complete cosmic dust census
Tue 18 Mar 2014
The largest survey of cosmic dust across a wide range of galaxy types has provided a huge legacy to the scientific community.
How do you estimate the weight of the universe?
Sat 01 Feb 2014
Fast radio bursts could be used to infer the amount of matter between the burst and Earth.